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Artificial Life


Artificial Life is the official journal of the International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL). Each issue features international research that spans the hierarchy of biological organization, including studies of the origin of life, self-assembly, growth and development, evolutionary and ecological dynamics, animal and robot behavior, social organization, and cultural evolution.

Table of Contents

Vol. 17, Issue 2 - Spring 2011


Untethered Hovering Flapping Flight of a 3D-Printed Mechanical Insect
pp. 73-86
Abstract | PDF (395.5 KB)
In Silico Evolution of Early Metabolism
pp. 87-108
Abstract | PDF (1.06 MB)
Measuring the Evolution of the Drivers of Technological Innovation in the Patent Record
pp. 109-122
Abstract | PDF (1.21 MB)
Interactive Evolution of Camouflage
pp. 123-136
Abstract | PDF (907.8 KB)
An Artificial Life View of the Collatz Problem
pp. 137-140
Abstract | PDF (243.92 KB)
Applications of Automata Theory and Algebra via the Mathematical Theory of Complexity to Biology, Physics, Psychology, Philosophy, and Games. John Rhodes. Chrystopher L. Nehaniv (Ed.). Foreword by Morris W. Hirsch. (2009, World Scientific Books.) ISBN: 97
pp. 141-143
Abstract | PDF (56.66 KB)
Reviving the Living: Meaning Making in Living Systems. Yair Neuman. (2008, Elsevier, Studies in Multidisciplinarity, Vol. 6). $197 (hardbound), 320 pages.
pp. 145-146
Abstract | PDF (49.33 KB)